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Are we too connected to our kids at university? Add to ...

With access to smartphones, laptops, webcams and iPads, kids don't have to handle everyday 'adult' issues they would regularly encounter at college and university. Today's empty-nest parents aren't cutting that metaphorical cord when they should, argues Abigail Sullivan Moore, a West Hartford, Conn.-based journalist.

The co-author of The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up, Ms. Moore joins us for a live discussion at 1 p.m. ET.

Has technology allowed you to be too connected to your kids away from home?



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